Friday, February 25, 2011

Kota Kinabalu City Run 2011 on March 6

Kota Kinabalu: City Hall together with the Federal Youth and Sports Department in Sabah will stage a 4km City Run in conjunction with the Kota Kinabalu City 11th Anniversary celebrations.

According to Mayor Abidin Madingkir, "City Run 2011" will be held at Padang Merdeka on March 6 from 6.30am.

Assistant Youth and Sports Minister, Datuk Jahid Jahim, is expected to flag off participants of the run, Madingkir said at a press conference Thursday.

Also present were City Hall Deputy Director-General (Corporate) Bahari Hassan, Youth and Sports Department (Federal) Sabah Branch Director Dahali Matsin and Youth and Sports Department (Federal) Sabah Branch Assistant Director (Sports) cum Co-Organising Chairman Stephen Andreas, Corporate Affairs Department cum 'City Run 2011' Organising Chairman Faradillah Abdul Rani and City Hall heads of department.

Madingkir explained that the run has been an annual event organised by City Hall since 2002.

"The run is open to all members of society of all ages and is suitable as a family event on the weekend and promotes a sporting culture as well as gives rise to healthy and active city folk.

"The run will be based on a 'touch and go' concept meaning that participants need not register nor have to pay any entry fees.

"Participants need only finish the 4 kilometer run within an hour for them to receive a lucky draw ticket," he said.

As such, Madingkir invited all residents of Kota Kinabalu and those residing in neighboring districts to participate in the City Run.

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